During the Nintendo Direct: E3 2018 video presentation, Nintendo officially announced that Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch is called Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The highly-anticipated includes Mewtwo, Pikachu, Pichu, Pikachu, Lucario, Jigglypuff, Pokémon Trainer with Charizard, Ivysaur and Squirtle as confirmed playable characters. Cosplay Pikachu, Pikachu Libre and female Pikachu will be featured as well for the first time in the series as alternate costumes for Pikachu. In addition, Leaf and female Pokémon Trainer will be available as alternate costumes for the standard Pokémon Trainer.
It was also revealed that Pichu will still be capable of damaging itself via executing its own attacks. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate includes every single playable character since the original Nintendo 64 release. This includes all playable Pokémon. Bewear and the Legendary Solgaleo have also been confirmed as temporary summons via Poké Ball items. Prism Tower, Pokémon Stadium, Saffron City and more Pokémon stages have also been confirmed to be included. Ridley from the Metroid series has also been confirmed as the newest playable character. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will be released on December 7, 2018.